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Cooking Mama World Babysitting Mama crosses the divide with a physical doll. Although sounding gimmicky, there is a lot of sense in providing players a realistic manikin to care for in their latest diversification of the Mama brand.
Cooking Mama World: Babysitting Mama comes bundled with a life sized baby doll. By inserting the Wii-mote into a bunch on the baby's back the game then responds to the players attentive gestures towards their imaginary offspring.
Although it sounds a little crass, in reality it makes more sense. The game takes the player through a variety of baby related tasks. Being cast as a diligent baby sitter rather than the parent, that are asked to feed, playing, change and help baby take its first steps.
Alongside this is a cyber pet type mood meter that players need to ensure is kept topped up. 50 challenges are there to work through and there are even some multiplayer modes that add to the incredulity as two babysitters go head to head to see who is the best care giver. Again it sounds odd but is actually a lot of fun for kids.
Cooking Mama World: Babysitting Mama is released on 12th November for Nintendo Wii.
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